Published By: DataCore
Published Date: Jun 06, 2019
More than 54% of companies have experienced a downtime event that lasted more than 8 hours Ė one full work day Ė in the past 5 years. And the risk of major disruptions to business continuity practices looms ever larger Ė primarily due to the troubling dependencies on the location, topology and suppliers of data storage.
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Published By: DataCore
Published Date: Jun 06, 2019
With so many moving pieces involved in business continuity and disaster recovery planning, anticipating the downstream impact of new SAN arrays, hyperconverged systems, and disaster recovery site relocation is increasingly more difficult. Learn how DataCoreô SDS services help you adapt your safeguards accordingly in the face of these common initiatives and business challenges:
- Storage Array Replacement
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Cloud Replication
- Hyperconverged Infrastructure
- Multi-Site Metro Cluster
Published By: DataCore
Published Date: Jun 06, 2019
Nothing in Business Continuity circles ranks higher in importance than risk reduction. Yet the risk of major disruptions to business continuity practices looms ever larger today, mostly due to the troubling dependencies on the location, topology and suppliers of data storage.
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Published By: bChannels
Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
For many years, organizations thought about business continuity in much the same way they thought about business insurance ó yes, it was important, but rarely was it top of mind. But thatís all changed. Many organizations have, unfortunately, discovered that even a scant few minutes of service downtime can have deleterious effects on their business operations, resulting in lost revenue, diminished customer confidence and heightened compliance risk.
For those and other reasons, IT executives have raised the bar on business continuity preparedness for their organizations in all ways. New technologies, business processes and partnerships, combined with a raised level of importance for testing and a full appreciation of what virtualization can and canít do for business continuity, are essential to new thinking around avoiding the impact
of an unplanned service interruption.
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It's demanding times for businesses. Facing risks as diverse as extreme weather and cyber-attacks, ?rms are focusing more intently on business continuity plans. At the same time, the digital revolution is changing lifestyles, disrupting business models and acting as a catalyst for change. Energy itself is undergoing a transformation, as generation moves towards renewables and decentralization, while technological advances present new opportunities. Energy now has the potential to deliver competitive advantage, to enhance sustainability and resilience, and to power innovative business models. But equally, the range of new options available is making the management of energy more complex. Read this thought leadership paper to find out how energy can drive your business strategy.
Most businesses have experienced an IT or technology outage in the past five years. Outages and disruptions result in business and IT challenges. Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plans ensure a company's ability to continue business uninterrupted and survive unforeseen disruptions. By adopting network diversity, IT pros expect to experience a variety of business and IT benefits, including protection against unexpected disruptions. Check out this easy-to-absorb infographic, based on Forrester survey data, to learn how your peers view the importance and structure of BCDR strategies.
Regardless of the industry, your customers are digital and always on; your business should be, too. As such, today's forward-thinking business has increased its use of digital channels and ecosystems to engage with and serve its customers. To do so, a well-crafted business continuity / disaster recovery (BCDR) plan can ensure a company's ability to keep its business uninterrupted and maintain its survival, despite unforeseen disruptions. Read this Forrester technology adoption profile to learn the mission-critical nature of and how to maintain an always-on business presence.
To succeed in a tough marketplace, small businesses must be accessible, without significant interruption, even in the most adverse situations. This kind of ongoing accessibility is an important aspect of business continuity - a critical success strategy that doesn't just happen, but requires proactive planning. Although there are several aspects to a business continuity plan, a major component of any plan should be the SME's communications capabilities, not just its equipment or data. This paper will explore how different kinds of interruptions can adversely affect an SME's business continuity and illustrate how, through advanced features such as resiliency and mobility, Avaya's IP Office can help SMEs overcome interruptions and maintain business continuity.
Businesses need to plan for unforeseen events that can disrupt productivity, impair the customer experience, and possibly even threaten a businessís existence. A disruption every business needs to plan for is any event that destroys valuable data, inhibits access to data, or causes downtime of core applications.
Consider the staggering amount of information your company stores electronically. What if an unforeseen event destroyed all financial records, client contacts, and application data? You wouldnít be able to send customers accurate invoices. Your marketing efforts might be undermined. You would lack key metrics for measuring quality, profitability, and more. The losses could be staggering.
In every aspect of life, itís smart to plan for unexpected events. Thatís especially true for two plans every business must have: a disaster recovery plan and a business continuity plan.
While a public cloud provides an easy and scalable way to manage and deploy your app or website, you also need to have a contingency plan for business continuity and disaster recovery. Often overlooked on Amazon Web Services (AWS), an extremely effective cloud disaster recovery (DR) strategy is to spread the application stack across regions versus availability zones. This eBook provides a guide for planning and implementing a robust cross-region cloud disaster recovery (CDR) plan for business continuity and critical application uptime on AWS-based applications.
How do you successfully transition business continuity to the cloud? Read the white paper to learn how an end-to-end, scalable solution can help you plan and execute an enterprise-wide continuity and resiliency strategy. As a result, you will be able to help improve risk management, reduce costs, facilitate resilient service delivery and respond to changes more quickly..
Download this white paper to learn 7 reasons why you should centralize your communications.
- Lower fixed costs
- Less "stranded" bandwith
- Free site-to-site calling
- Simplified business continuity planning
- Reduced staffing requirements
- Consistent feature set across sites
- Centralized management
This paper will help you to understand the importance of creating a DRP for your company. This is a critical step in preparing for disaster, improving employee response, reducing downtime, and quickly returning to normalcy.
Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. Understand which practices can be followed to successfully protect your organizationís business operations and reputation with a proactive, business-centric approach to BCM that highlights critical practices.
Few companies can afford operational disruption, yet IT budgets remain flat and canít encompass the growing need for additional
resiliency measures to protect critical-business applications. The recovery-as-a-service offering from VMware, VMware vCloudģ Airô Disaster Recovery, helps you fulfill the need to implement or supplement your organizationís continuity plans while addressing
budget, time, and resources constraints. It provides simplified replication and recovery based on the VMware vSphereģ platform.
For a successful setup of your disaster recovery service, keep in mind the following tips when getting started.
The terms disaster recovery and business continuity planning are often used interchangeably but, when you think about it, one is much preferable to the other. While disaster recovery makes clear that the organization will rise again, it does not let the world (and your patient population) know that the business of care will go on during the recovery process. In this important on-demand webinar, youíll hear from one CIO who has given a lot of thought to keeping operations up and running no matter what gets thrown the organizationís way. With so many varieties of disaster lurking in wait, this is one webinar you canít afford to miss.
Business continuity planning and IT security management are increasingly becoming a critical part of enterprise-wide risk management and business resilience frameworks. But this has introduced new challenges and opportunities. This report explores how the shift towards more holistic risk management is affecting the day-to-day work for business continuity planners, IT risk managers and security executives.
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